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NHS World Class Cancer Care Aim: Four Week Cancer Waiting Time for Testing and Treatment (BBC News / NHS England / Department of Health)

Summary NHS England’s Cancer Taskforce has ambitious plans to improve performance and quality in cancer care. The new 2020 target involves patients receiving results from cancer tests within four weeks of referral by a GP. Older radiotherapy machines are to … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer and Older Women: Be Clear on Cancer Campaign Survey (BBC News / CRUK / PHE)

Summary One in three women diagnosed with breast cancer are aged over 70. A survey from Public Health England (PHE) indicates that many older women are unaware of the early warning signs of breast cancer (other than lumps), and are … Continue reading

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